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Subject Guide: History: Ancient History

This guide will help you find the most useful information available through Hiebert Library in the field of history.

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Ancient history reference sources

The following list includes some of the best reference sources available in Hiebert Library in the field of ancient history. You may also wish to read our guide on "Understanding Reference Sources" for more information on how to use such sources when doing a research project.

Online Reference Sources

Who's Who in Ancient near East

Who's Who in the Greek World

The A to Z of ancient Israel

The A to Z of Ancient Mesoamerica

Print Reference Sources

Ancient Writers

Brill's New Pauly: ANTIQUITY

16 volumes
4 supplments


6 volumes

Brill's New Pauly: Historical Atlas of the Ancient World

The Cambridge Ancient History

A Dictionary of the Roman Empire

The Encyclopedia of Ancient History

13 volumes

The Oxford Classical Dictionary

4th edition

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

3 volumes

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

3 volumes

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the near East

5 volumes